Man Strength! “Below the belt” tips for prostate health.

Man Strength! “Below the belt” tips for prostate health.

November is men’s health awareness month in Australia. Did you know in Australia prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men, and more men die of prostate cancer than women die as a result of breast cancer, it is a big issues affecting that lives of men today. As our ability to treat cancer improves, survivors can often be left with issues that can significantly impact their quality of life. Let’s look a little closer at what can happen after surgical removal of the prostate- a prostatectomy….. [Read More]

Doctor’s visit? How to use your BRAIN effectively!

Doctor’s visit? How to use your BRAIN effectively!

We know a visit to a doctor or health professional can be a little daunting. Often you are given a lot
of information and must make some big choices quickly about what path of management
you want to try for a particular problem. Leaving a doctor’s office and realising you didn’t
ask all the questions you wanted happens all too often- even to us!!!…. [Read More]

Pelvic pain down there. Can it be treated?

Pelvic pain down there. Can it be treated?

Chronic pelvic pain can be a disabling, severe, frustrating and confusing condition that affects up to 21.5% of Australian women 5% of Australian men. In the absence of a specific disease we consider it a ‘syndrome’ rather that a ‘condition’ or ‘disease’ because it occurs out of a complex interplay between muscles, organs, nerves, connective tissue, inflammation and the parts of the body that are responsible for pain itself: the brain and spinal cord.. …. [Read More]

Is having your back ‘cracked’ doing you harm?

Is having your back ‘cracked’ doing you harm?

I have friends who absolutely swear by getting their spine ‘cracked’. It cures their pain straight away! For about a week… so if you have your spine cracked once a fortnight for all time you have a good chance of staying pain free. If that’s how you choose to manage your health that is absolutely fine! Honestly- #ProHealthCareProviderChoiceFreedom. If it’s not how you would like to manage your health though, keep reading. …. [Read More]